Nettie Jean Finley was born in Welch, Oklahoma, on March 2, 1930. She passed away on March 18, 2012, at the Higher Call Nursing Center in Quapaw, OK. She married Herman Elam Combs on July 17, 1946, in Oswego, Kansas. She attended Welch Public Schools and was a member of Welch Baptist Church. She owned and operated Supreme Toning in Miami for five years. She was a resident of Commerce for 62 years.
She is survived by her husband Herman of 65 years, daughter Connie and husband Jim McCorkell and son Ronnie and wife Grace Ann Combs all of Commerce. Four grandsons, Tim McCorkell and Michelle of Commerce, Brad and Kesha McCorkell, Overland Park, KS, Dustin and Susan Combs, Kansas City, MO, and Shawn and Jennifer Combs, Jenks, OK. Five great-granddaughters, Annalysa, Cori, Darion and Saylor McCorkell and Finley Combs and two great-grandsons, Devyn McCorkell and Cruze Combs.
Service will be 2:00pm Thursday March 22, 2012 at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Commerce, Oklahoma. The Rev. Jerry VonMoss will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma. Pallbearers will be Tim McCorkell, Brad McCorkell, Dustin Combs and Shawn Combs. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-7pm. Service are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Commerce. Online condolences can be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.